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  1. 1. Sickness Insurance: Design and Behavior

    Författare :Klas Rikner; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Social economics; Social ekonomi; Nationalekonomi; economic systems; economic policy; econometrics; economic theory; Economics; Social insurance; Experience rating; Asymmetric information; Insurance; Sickness insurance; Sickness absence;

    Sammanfattning : The first essay presents the results from a questionnaire study of sickness insurance and sickness absence behavior in Sweden. In the first part, people’s preferences for the design of a sickness insurance are discussed. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Changing Swedish sickness insurance : Policies, institutions and outcomes

    Författare :Nadja Grees; Joakim Palme; Sven Oskarsson; Axel West Pedersen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sickness insurance; disability pension; Sweden; occupational welfare; policy change; stratification; social policy analysis; non-take-up; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to contribute to welfare state theorising by analysing changing risk protection in Swedish sickness insurance and demonstrate how the understanding of such, and its implications, can be enhanced by strategic methodological choices. When analysing formal policy change in the compulsory sickness insurance system, it is concluded that the Swedish system fulfils almost every aspect of a so called social democratic welfare state, and no institutional shift can be discerned over time. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Essays on Sickness Insurance, Absence Certification and Social Norms

    Författare :Margareta Dackehag; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; occupational physician; general practitioner; physician behaviour; working ability; sickness absence certification; sickness absence; sickness insurance; social insurance; incentives; social norms; Social policy; welfare; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Social economics; Social ekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis consists of an introductory chapter and three essays, considering sickness insurance, social norms and absence certification. The first essay, Group-Specific Social Norms and Economic Incentives in a General Welfare System, investigates the interaction between economic incentives and social influences in a general welfare system. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Sickness Absence in Sweden : Its relation to Work, Health and Social Insurance Factors

    Författare :Lars-Gunnar Engström; Staffan Janson; Tor Eriksen; Gunnel Hensing; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sickness absence; return to work; work ability; work related factors; psycho-social work environment; health related factors; social insurance system factors; vocational rehabilitation; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Background: The high levels of sickness absence and disability pensioning experienced during the 1990's and 2000's have become both socially as well as financially burdensome for society. Sickness absence implies a costly loss of production for society and large groups of individuals are risking to become marginalised on the labour market. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Sickness benefits and measures promoting return to work

    Författare :Elsy Söderberg; Anne Hammarström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :sickness absence; sickness benefit; practices; client; patients; sickness certification; sick leave; return to work; inter-organisational cooperation; gender; work capacity; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Decisions concerning entitlement to sickness benefits have a substantial impact on the lives of individuals and on society. In most countries, such decisions are made by professionals working in public organisations, and there is much debate about the work performed by those experts, hence more knowledge is needed on this subject. LÄS MER